TSA’s 9/11 Stories, Voices From Within The Agency

Say what you will about the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), but the agency is made up of people and those people are just like you and I. The within the TSA are parents, neighbors, someone’s brother, sister, child … and they share a common experience of where they were on September 11th 2001 and what compelled them to join the TSA.


As we approach the 10th Anniversary of September 11th 2001, and the events in which the TSA was born out of, the agency has posted a series of stories from those within the TSA recalling their 9/11 Stories.   Those sharing their 9/11 Stories are varied in their roles within the agency and varied in their experiences.


Whether or not you support the TSA or agree with the TSA’s policy and procedure, many of stories shared in the agency’s 9/11 Stories are touching and will you give you an insight into the people who make up the sprawling agency.


You can read the TSA’s 9/11 Stories HERE. You can follow the TSA’s 9/11 Stories on the agency’s Twitter as well, @TSABlogTeam


Happy Flying!


  1. In August, the Elko Daily News reported that a TSA agent in Nevada was arrested on six counts of child molestation making this the seventh TSA agent arrested for a sex crime this year. Another was arrested in August for child pornography. Last week another stole $200 from a bag at the checkpoint in LAX.

    “The Elko County Sheriff’s Office was notified in July of possible sexual contact between David Ralph Anderson, 61, and a girl younger than 14. Anderson allegedly taught the victim about various sexual acts and had sexual contact in the form of touching each other’s genitals. Anderson, who is a TSA employee according to Elko County Jail records, is being held on $250,000 bail.”

    Since December forty-five screeners have been arrested or convicted of crimes including rape, child pornography, theft and drug trafficking.

    Where is the story on those?

    TSA Crimes & Abuses

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